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  • 11 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Following a record final month, 2015 proved to be a “huge year” for wind power in Scotland, with wind turbines providing enough electricity to meet the electrical needs of 97% of Scottish households, according to the data gathered by WeatherEnergy and analyzed by WWF Scotland. Wind turbines generated a record 10,392,439MWh of electricity in 2015, an increase of 16% […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A number of consented offshore wind projects present a big opportunity to get BiFab back on its feet, according to the Scottish Government. BiFab was acquired by Canadian JV Driver in April as part of the government’s intervention to save the Fife-based company, however, it still needs new contracts to secure its future operation. 

  • 1 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Petrofac has awarded the Dubai-based Eversendai Offshore with two substantial contracts for the offshore wind-related projects in the Netherlands and in Scotland, UK. Eversendai Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s Eversendai Corporation Berhad, will fabricate and construct a jacket foundation and the accompanying piles for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta substation platform to be […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind financings in the first six months of 2020 totaled USD 35 billion, up by a record 319% year-on-year, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF). The BNEF data shows that offshore wind had by far its busiest half-year ever for final investment decisions, well above 2019’s record full-year figure, a revised USD 31.9 billion. The first […]

  • 3 August 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of July 2020. Blade Crashes Into Apollo’s Gangway Offshore Belgium A blade from one of SeaMade’s wind turbines collided with the gangway on DEME Group’s jack-up Apollo at the beginning of July, after which the gangway detached from the vessel and fell into the […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Environment

    Alex Johnstone, North East MSP, expressed concerns that the construction phase of developments off the coast could have a negative impact on the lobster and crab population, reported the Courier. He called for a closer analysis of the environmental considerations raised in the University of Maine’s research from 2008.  University of Maine’s Lobster Institute uncovered […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The UK’s offshore wind sector is at a “pivotal moment” and has a “unique opportunity” to develop skills to drive a truly world-leading industry, according to Andrew Jamieson, Chief Executive of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. Jamieson was speaking ahead of an “Industry Leaders’ Debate” at Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind Conference, which will be held in […]

  • 16 July 2013

    EYEMOUTH HARBOUR TRUST (EHT) announced the award of a contract to Scottish consultancy Caithness Renewables Ltd for the development of a marketing plan, as part of its strategy to explore potential opportunities for diversification of the port’s activities and so ensure its long-term sustainability for the benefit of all stakeholders. The marketing plan will identify […]